Technology Trends

Category - Industrial Science

Science as a cultural resource

Scientific research is undertaken nowadays primarily for us eventual material benefits. For this reason our discussion of the external social relations of silence has focused almost exclusively on its instrumental...

Science and the State

Government support for science, there is nothing new about State support for science ,from the seventeenth century onwards, scientists have been directly employed as government officials to chart the land, the seas and...

Industrial science

In the early twentieth century, academic science was not the only institutional model for research. From the middle of the nineteenth century onwards, there has developed an alternative model in which scientific workers...